What was President Trump’s State of the Union speech about? Briefly, judging by the polls taken by his hostile critics—CNN and CBS—the speech was very successful with 76 percent of the public expressing approval.
Articles by Paul Craig Roberts
As life on planet Earth enters its recorded year of 2019 the world has only one leader. He is Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. There are in office nowhere in the West any real leaders, only servants of the Oligarchy and vassals of the servants.
The Cheney-Bush and Obama regimes destroyed due process, with the result that American citizens were detained in prison indefinitely without evidence and murdered without evidence or trial.
We have to hand it to Putin. He is the best that there is. Note the ease with which he mopped up the floor with that idiot Chris Wallace.
The dissolution of the Soviet Union removed the constraint on Washington’s unilateralism. The neoconservatives, who had just risen to power, seized the opportunity and replaced diplomacy with threat and coercion.
If you were the president of France or the prime minister of the UK, would you permit criminally insane Washington to drag you into military conflict with Russia?
In another powerful and thought-provoking article, Paul Craig Roberts argues that the USA is ruled by the military-industrial complex, a dystopian Big Brother, and that "Trump is powerless and limited to expressing his frustrations on Twitter".
Washington has taken nuclear war against Russia from a hypothetical scenario to a real danger that threatens the future of humanity.
Paul Craig Roberts fears that the world is heading for global nuclear war due to American arrogance and the blissful ignorance of Western peoples who do not realise how close to confrontation with Russia and China we already are.